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BANANA

A derogatory term; acronym for Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anybody. Much stronger than NIMBY—Not In My Back Yard.

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The coal used were lignite coal (LC) and the biomass used were tree leaves (TL), cow dung manure (CDM) and banana tree leaves (BTL).
The analysis for metals in the pseudo-stem fibers of the banana tree, Table 1, showed larger potassium and calcium concentrations in relation to other metals.
Michael Dove has written an important and timely new book with the publication this year of The Banana Tree at the Gate.
A second, since installed, houses 1,400 kiwi plants for the new plantation, and is high enough to accommodate banana trees.
Papo headed back to the banana tree in the jungle that grew right to the edge of the ocean.
Tom, the owner, writes about the house's construction and maintenance posting pictures of their giant hammock/ clothes dryer and the indoor banana tree complete with patrol
They grow a mango and a banana tree together, planning to share the fruit; but only the monkey can climb up high enough to pluck the fruit.
Riswana explained that she had a banana tree she loved to tend every day.
He would then point to a banana tree and tell me: "Shake it
In the cemetery complex, a banana tree stands, but it is not an ordinary banana tree.
This year's summer was pleasant enough in the North but so hot in the South, even into autumn, that an outdoor banana tree produced a healthy crop of fruit in Margaret O'Callaghan's garden near Bromley, Kent.
In neighbouring Assam state, where the Brahmaputra River overflowed its banks and poured into the capital, Gauhati, four more people were killed when a banana tree raft on which they were travelling to higher ground capsized near Hajo, 18 miles north of the capital.